What's On

In this section you'll find our current CPD listings, including details of our regular courses and any current webinar series. Each webinar series is made up of several different sessions which can also be registered for as stand-alone sessions.   To see each event that's coming up, you can view our listing of all available secondary events, view our at-a-glance CPD calendar, or all upcoming CPD events in our web calendar. 

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  • Your Secondary CPD calendar Spring 2024

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    We know that it's not easy for teachers to get out of school or have budgets to afford a plentiful supply of CPD. We know how essential your CPD is to you and that is why we have worked to provide a wide range of online learning and webinar-based CPD...

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  • History Teacher Development Programme (HTDP)

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    Calling all history teachers! We are pleased to announce a brand new CPD programme which will not only support early career teachers in moving beyond the Early Career Framework, but will also re-focus attention into better, more ambitious and rigorous history teaching.  Who is this programme for? Are you a...

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  • Secondary History: A Masterclass for Senior Leaders

    31st August 2022

    Book now As a Senior Leader, there may be barriers to supporting line managing a subject as a non-specialist. This new short course is aimed primarily at non-specialist senior leaders and is designed to address these issues by blending practical and theory-based CPD to support non-subject specialist line managers of...

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  • Funded CPD: Sickness, Social Reform and the Victorian and Edwardian Post Office

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    We are delighted to announce a funded CPD programme in partnership with the Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research project, Addressing Health: Morbidity and Mortality in the Victorian and Edwardian Post Office. The project explores the relationships between work and health of thousands of Post Office employees in in the nineteenth and early...

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  • Webinar series: History and literacy

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    Writing history is hard, and motivating students to read long texts can be difficult. In this series of four webinars, Dan Warner-Meanwell and Paula Lobo-Worth will demonstrate how they have helped their students to meet the challenges in reading and writing history. They haven’t done this by bolting-on generic activities or...

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  • Webinar series: Effective oracy in the secondary history classroom

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    At the HA, we understand the importance of creating the next generation of history students who can not only write about history, but who can also effectively communicate their thinking through oracy. Current academic research highlights the importance of oracy for learning and the close relationship between being able to...

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  • Online course: Teaching empire through material culture

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    The topic of empire lends itself ideally to a material approach – the objects often provide the opportunity to bring in indigenous voices to our study of the imperial past, while our classroom experience has shown that objects provide a powerful channel through which to access complex and sometimes uncomfortable...

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  • Teacher Fellowship programme: Teaching the economic history of colonialism in Africa and Asia

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    We are delighted to announce our next funded Teacher Fellowship programme in partnership with the Department of Economic History at LSE, exploring the economic history of colonialism and empire in South and South-East Asia, Africa and the Middle East in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This rigorous programme seeks to...

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  • Webinar series: Making substantive and disciplinary knowledge work together in the secondary history curriculum

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    The last few years have, rightly, seen a lot of discussion about 'what' we include in the history curriculum. This has meant that many schools now teach a wider-ranging and more inclusive form of history. As this work has an impact, it is important to continue to think about how...

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  • Make a bespoke CPD or consultancy request

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    At the Historical Association, we offer a wide range of subject-specific CPD opportunities at a range of prices to suit every budget. However, if you require history CPD that is tailored directly to your needs in school or you are looking for consultancy, we also offer bespoke training and consultancy...

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  • From Cyrus to Cleopatra: The ancient history adventure

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    Have you thought about offering Ancient History at Key Stage 3, GCSE or A-level? This webinar series, offered in collaboration with the Classical Association, explores how ancient history can be embedded across the key stages at secondary level. Across this series, we will show you how teaching ancient history is...

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  • Your HA Virtual Branch

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    The HA Virtual Branch is a great way to keep your history up-to-date, whether you are working or relaxing, all from the comfort of your home. The Virtual Branch is free and open to everybody, and recordings of the talks are made available online after the event for HA members....

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  • Subject Leader Development Programme (SLDP)

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    The Subject Leader Development Programme is an online course for developing subject leadership in secondary history teaching. Led by a team of 6 experienced subject leaders, including Hugh Richards, Sharon Aninakwa, Ruth Lingard, David Hibbert, Elizabeth Carr and Catherine Priggs, this course will equip history leaders fully for the demands...

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